Google Nexus 6
The Verizon-driven Nexus 6 smartphone will be launched online in the US on 12 March IBTimes UK

Google's flagship smartphone, the Nexus 6, is rumoured to be on launched in the US on 12 March, after a prolonged delay.

A PhoneArena report, which quotes an online conversation between a source and a Verizon representative, states that the Nexus 6 will be launched online with the wireless carrier's branding on 12 March, followed by a launch across retail stores on 19 March.

Prospective buyers can navigate to the carrier's official web portal, to check for the availability of the device. Buyers can also visit Verizon's brick-and-mortar stores in the US to check out the high-end Nexus 6 smartphone.

The USP of the Nexus 6 is its stock-Android experience with the Android 5.0 (Lollipop) operating system being offered straight out of the box.

Key technical specifications of Google's Nexus 6 smartphone:

  • 5.96in AMOLED display with capacitive touchscreen
  • Android 5.0 (Lollipop) operating platform; out of the box
  • 2.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor
  • 13MP rear camera
  • 2MP front camera
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32/64GB fixed internal storage options
  • 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi and microUSB connectivity
  • Fixed Lithium-Polymer 3220 mAh battery with claimed standby time of up to 330 hours.